Human Resources

Program Number: 10-116-1
School Year: 2021-2022
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid

No two days are the same in the human resources field, from problem solving to helping others succeed, to navigating the ever-changing employment laws. An associate degree in Human Resources from Moraine Park Technical College can help you get started in a career you’ll love.

About the Program

The Human Resources Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park sets students up for a successful HR career by laying a strong foundation in communication, human relations and business fundamentals. Students learn from instructors who have worked in the field and teach only the most up-to-date strategies in recruiting; coordinating the hiring, benefits, and training and orientation process; maintaining personnel records; safety; and planning company special events and functions.

What You’ll Learn

Students gain hands-on human resources experience, learning how to create an organizational workforce plan, develop training programs, examine HRIS applications, organizational engagement programs, incorporate employment law into business practices and foster effective employee relations.


Number Title Crs
Semester 1
102-110 Introduction to Business 3
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
106-182 Information Management 3
196-193 Human Resource Management 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
890-101 College 101 2
Total 15
Semester 2
101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
102-115 Business and Employee Relations 3
116-152 Orientation and Training 3
116-154 Recruiting and Hiring 3
196-134 Legal Issues in the Workplace 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
Total 18
Semester 3
102-120 Principles of Management 3
106-135 Business Media Management 3
196-136 Safety in the Workplace 3
804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 15
Semester 4
105-150 Business Practice Firm 3
 - OR - 
105-152 Business Practicum 3
116-156 Compensation and Benefits 3
196-164 Personal Skills for the Workplace 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 15
Total Credits 63